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NFLPA OneTeam Collective Invests in ByteCubed Labs to Enhance Mixed Reality Training and Fan Experiences

NFLPA OneTeam Collective and ByteCubed Labs Join Forces to Revolutionize the Fan Experience

Mixed reality specialists and lifelike experiences experts at ByteCubed Labs received investment from the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and their accelerator, One-Team Collective, last month. This sports tech partnership centers on using the likeness of current NFL players like Tom Brady, Odell Beckham Jr. and the more than 2,000 current players, as well as augmented stadiums, within a suite of training products and analytical tools designed to take advantage of data, artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (mixed reality) through advanced technologies tailored for players and coaching staffs...

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Catapult Sports Wearable Tech Pioneers Live Women Rugby League Stats on Channel Nine

CATAPULT SPORTS, NRL AND CHANNEL NINE COLLABORATE TO BROADCAST LIVE PLAYER STATS, A FIRST FOR WOMEN

Catapult Sports wearable sports tech, the NRL in Australia and Channel Nine entered into historical broadcasting territory with their live data-driven broadcast of the Holden Women’s State of Origin last Friday.  You won’t see this kind of performance technology during the FIFA Women’s World Cup going on in France right now on Fox Sports or Telemundo broadcasts here in America. Rugby League began play back in 1908. Fast forward to 2019 and the ladies event received the same GPS player statistics as the Holden Men’s State of Origin which began broadcasting the same sports technology data three years ago to delighted fans Downunder...

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MLL Commissioner Talks Draft, Media Rights, Moneyball, Stadiums, Gambling and PLL

Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown (left)

Major League Lacrosse is in the good hands of Commissioner Alexander “Sandy” Brown. The Sports Techie community blog welcomed the opportunity to chat with Sandy today about the state of the league. The upcoming MLL 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade on March 9 is hosted by the NASCAR Hall-of-Fame in what the Commish calls, “a great weekend of lacrosse.” The excitement of drafting in Charlotte, N.C. during March for the first time coupled with the new Crown Lacrosse Classic is creating a buzz throughout the southeast and beyond...

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Major League Lacrosse Sign Kinduct as Official Health and Performance Software

MLL Will Employ Kinduct’s Leading Athlete Intelligence and Management System to Provide Data and Analytics Around the Health and Wellness of Athletes

Major League Lacrosse is known as MLL and together with Kinduct, an athletic performance, analytics and resource leader; they are taking professional lax to the next level through sports technology that measures the health of an athlete. Kinduct is now the official health and performance software platform of MLL. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Colin Keane, Director of Lacrosse Operations, MLL, and Tim Russell, VP of Revenue at Kinduct, about the training and rehab part of the deal allowing MLL access to a proprietary sports management system that stores health and wellness information enabling them to turn data into acti...

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The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

The Future of Sports with Essential Gadget Tech

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike.

Sports and technology are a wonderful fit; add in gadgets and you have an exploding industry for the masses, young and old alike. I was at International CES 2018 last week, the world’s best electronic show in Las Vegas on behalf of Panasonic USA that provided me a look at what sport gadgets are coming to market.  The Sports Techie community blog believes in our company mission to even the sports tech playing field for all...

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Coors Light and University of Texas football Fanband digital pledge to “Drink Responsibly”.

The Fanband interactive wearable adds smart device value to merchandise for teams, sponsors and marketing campaigns using an NFC chip that also functions as the backbone of Apple Pay financial transactions.  A simple tap to interact (Tap2Interact) with the wristband is taking the fan experience and driving engagement to the next level. Apple has recently opened the technology up and companies like the NBA and the Nike are using it on jerseys and apparel as is Digitize Your Brand (DYB), an interactive merchandise company. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Rich Stein, CEO of DYB, after they activated the St. Jude Marathon in Memphis...

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Season Share Ticket Sharing App Launching At SXSW Pitch Accelerator

Season Share Launches At SXSW Pitch Accelerator Event

Season Share is launching at the ninth annual South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals Startup Village® Accelerator® Pitch Event at Hilton Austin Downtown on March 21 with a beta version of the world’s first mobile ticket sharing app. The sports tech startup found a niche in the ticketing industry and has grand plans to redefine the market of splitting and sharing season tickets to your favorite sports events. The shared economy has blown up with ride-sharing and home-sharing making this new concept a possible winner...

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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin selected to develop a technology to remotely monitor astronauts’ vital signs.

Hexoskin Awarded CSA Contract To Develop Astronaut Remote Health Care Monitoring Technology

Hexoskin was awarded another contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to develop a new technology, a patch-based sensor network to remotely monitor astronaut’s vital signs. Teneisha Collins, Community Manager, Hexoskin (Carré Technologies) shared this news because the new contract has applications beyond space exploration. Researchers at St. Mary’s Hospital’s Research Centre (SMHC) also developed a new Canadian tech system that can be used in exploration- class space missions and improve access to health care here on Earth...

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IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

The first IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Twitter Chat of 2016, on Tuesday, January 5 at 1PM EST, covers sports and technology. The social conversation will be co-hosted by me and current IBMer Jim Rushton, Global Leader / Partner, Sports and Entertainment Practice at IBM Interactive Experience and former Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. This online social sports business discussion centers on approximately seven questions pertaining to the need for sporting teams around the globe to modernize venues while team owners, CMOs and CTOs decide how to meet the growing demands of the digital #fanexperience using in...

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